Books tagged: pioneers

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The Scapegoat
Series: The Asker Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 127,290. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
Newlyweds Cedric and Doris Asker sail for New Zealand aboard the Elingamite. But they become separated when the ship sinks near the Three Kings Islands with the loss of many lives. The Askers strive to overcome tragedy, disaster, business failure, and a wrongful murder conviction.
Gold Rush Girl Book One of The California Argonauts
Series: The California Argonauts, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,320. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Lucinda Martin York and George Arnold may be at odds about how to make money during the California Gold Rush, but they have one thing in common, and it is the desire to survive and thrive at any cost. In this historical novel, two strangers join forces to fight against thieves, fire, and the elements, but the hardest fight is for the survival of their relationship.
Extraordinary Women of the Rocky Mountain West
Series: Regional History Series. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 100,520. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013 by Pikes Peak Library District. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Extraordinary Women of the Rocky Mountain West brings us the real women who homesteaded, worked the ranches, built the cities, ran the businesses, brought art to the frontier, founded the institutions, preserved human history and natural wonders, fought against racial and gender discrimination, and advanced the cause of equality for women.
Rush to the Rockies! The 1859 Pikes Peak or Bust Gold Rush
Series: Regional History Series. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 111,300. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2013 by Pikes Peak Library District. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
Rush to the Rockies! The 1859 Pikes Peak or Bust Gold Rush provides a glimpse into the excitement of Colorado’s formative years, into the development of industrialized mining, and into the lives of people who thrived (or just survived) to establish the Centennial State of Colorado in 1876.
On the Strength of Wings
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,010. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2013 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Abigail Belshaw is a practical woman born into a family of practical men and artistic women in 1828. At the age of ten she meets her future husband, Samuel Gray, but their friendship is cut short when Samuel's family is killed and he is sent to live with his godfather. Abigail must follow her husband west, against her wishes. This is her story.
Pioneers of the Stars
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 49,900. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
This fun-filled and action oriented Science Fiction adventure introduces you to the world of George Jackson. On the run from the Alliance, George does what he can to hide, but his cover is ultimately blown by Alliance Bounty Hunters. George must choose between fighting and running. Outnumbered and outgunned, he retreats to the only place that will grant him safe harbor: The CNS Pilgrim.
The Light of a Fire Opal
Series: Light Gatherers, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,330. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Historical
The orphaned child of a runaway slave demonstrates a mysterious gift of healing. Her adoptive family must hide her wondrous power from the plantation masters. When The Civil War brings a harvest of wounded to their door, the secret is out. Join her as she grows and builds a life of love and freedom. Romantic, clean, historical fiction with a paranormal twist.
Shadows Of The Comanche
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,090. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
The McGregor family, homesteading land on the Texas frontier, faced perils from man, animals and the weather. Through it all, Jane must deal with her strange gift of “second sight” inherited from her grandmother, which causes her to “see” and communicate with shadows or spirits of long-dead Comanche who possessed the land many years ago.
Threshold: A Memoir
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,450. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.00)
A series of eighteen stories about one American family’s struggle to thrive across race and through time and space. From five-year-old Joseph Swope kidnapped and adopted by a war chief to Cecil Colburn, blasting up U.S. 41 with a turtle as co-pilot, trying to save a marriage, this memoir reveals what happens when communities fail and how they thrive.
Finding Her Way
Series: Wildflowers, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 94,410. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Historical
(4.50)
In 1848, women can expect a few bumps along the Oregon Trail. Corinne Temple, age seventeen, has a few ridiculous challenges to face outside the river crossings, snakes, Indians, accidental gunshots and finding enough privacy to be clean along the grimy trail. * *Previously released as Seeing the Elephant - appropriate for ages 10 and above**